Public Hearing for CCDF Tribal Plan

By: Nikia | July 31 2019

Public Hearing for CCDF Tribal Plan
Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Plan October 1, 2019 thru September 30, 2022
As part of the Tribal Plan preparation process, federal law requires the lead agency, Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, California, to convene a public hearing to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the provisions of child care services and quality activities under the Plan before it is submitted to the federal government.  In accordance with these  requirements, the public hearing will take place as follows: Monday, August 19, 2019 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mechoopda Tribal Office 125 Mission Ranch Blvd., Chico, CA 95926
A draft copy of the Tribal Plan will be available for review as of August 16, 2019.  
Copies can be viewed at the Tribal Office
Guidelines for Public Testimony Whether Verbal or Written
The focus of the pubic hearing is exclusively on the draft Tribal Plan and testimony, whether verbal or written, and must only address its contents.  To assist in preparing testimony, the following guidelines clarifies what is to be included.
The public hearing is : An opportunity for individuals and organizations to provide comments on specific items contained in the proposed Plan.  Please reference the section number, heading, and page number in each comment. An opportunity to indicate support, opposition, suggested changes, additions, or deletions pertaining to specific items.  Please offer constructive solutions in your statement.
The public hearing is not: A forum to recommend federal law or regulation changes.
All comments or testimony, whether in writing or presented orally at the public hearing, must be related to specific items in the proposed Plan.  Commenter’s and testifiers must identify the section number, heading, and page number of the Plan upon which they are commenting.  Testimony or comments that do not reference specific sections in the Plan may not be considered or reviewed. How to Submit Written Testimony In addition to testimony at the public hearings, written testimony will be accepted, and submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail. All written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 19, 2019.
By Mail: Written comments on the proposed Mechoopda Plan should be addressed to: Mechoopda Indian Tribe, Attention April Cottrell, 125 Mission Ranch Blvd., Chico, Ca 95926. By E-Mail: Please use the following e-mail address: By Fax: Please use the following fax number for written comments: 530-899-8517                                      Posted: 7/29/19